• Baked Plaintain with Baked Fish & Asparagus

    Plantain, Asparagus and Baked Cod with Tartare Sauce

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr April 21, 2021

    Baked plantains, asparagus, peas and cod with homemade tartare sauce. This nutrient-dense, low glycaemic load meal makes a delicious anti-inflammatory lunch or dinner. The interest in plant-based diets has popularised plantains in the Western world. But those of us from the tropics have been enjoying them since early childhood – as young as six months old, no joke!. I’ve been loving plantains since the early 80s! Yep, I’m that old! Even…

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  • Curried Plantain, Wild Salmon & Cauliflower Rice

    Curried Plantain, Cauliflower Rice & Wild Salmon

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr December 15, 2020

    Anti-inflammatory Buddha bowl with curried plantain cauliflower rice and wild salmon. Inflammation is necessary for survival, but the process becomes damanging if it turns chronic, continuing for weeks, months or indefinitely. For chronic inflammation to occur, you need to be genetically predisposed, and environmental stressors need to be present before a trigger sets its off. Food is one way to reduce inflammation, as it contains many nutrients that  reduce inflammation at…

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